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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 32)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date4-16-1987
Height6' 3"
Weight215 lbs
Age32 years, 4 months, 3 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2016 NYA MLB 23 0 23.0 0 0 0 20 4 13 0 111 7.8 1.6 0.0 5.1 55% .270 1.04 2.62 1.96 117 5.93 131.1 -0.3
2017 BAL MLB 57 0 63.3 2 1 0 62 13 26 6 8.8 1.8 0.9 3.7 69% .259 1.18 4.36 1.99 105 5.01 106.6 0.1
2018 BAL MLB 31 0 32.7 3 0 0 36 4 15 0 106 9.9 1.1 0.0 4.1 58% .319 1.22 2.73 1.93 102 5.09 113.7 -0.1
2019 BAL MLB 38 0 37.0 3 0 2 51 6 17 5 107 12.4 1.5 1.2 4.1 58% .343 1.54 4.69 6.08 104 6.06 123.5 -0.3
CareerMLB1490156.0812169277111649.81.60.64.162%.2941.263.842.941065.41115.7-0.5

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2008 SPO A- NWN 14 11 62.7 4 5 0 61 14 44 4 98 8.8 2.0 0.6 6.3 0% .281 1.20 4.00 4.02 99 5.13 104.9
2009 HIC A SAL 5 4 23.7 2 1 0 19 4 17 0 110 7.2 1.5 0.0 6.5 0% .260 0.97 3.15 1.14 99 3.88 81.6
2009 BAK A+ CLF 23 22 143.7 7 11 0 165 20 108 9 98 10.3 1.3 0.6 6.8 0% .328 1.29 3.69 4.51 89 4.91 103.3
2010 FRI AA TXS 28 28 164.3 7 11 0 191 28 82 13 94 10.5 1.5 0.7 4.5 0% .313 1.33 3.89 5.04 0 0.00 0.0
2011 FRI AA TEX 32 13 101.3 7 8 0 142 16 55 5 108 12.6 1.4 0.4 4.9 0% .363 1.56 3.52 5.60 90 6.58 134.3
2012 FRI AA TEX 22 0 32.0 0 2 1 34 7 17 3 9.6 2.0 0.8 4.8 0% .295 1.28 4.08 3.94 108 5.01 104.4
2012 ISR int WBQ 2 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 2.00 9.81 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2013 FRI AA TEX 34 2 62.3 5 5 4 61 13 41 5 105 8.8 1.9 0.7 5.9 0% .286 1.19 3.45 3.18 97 4.03 87.6
2013 ROU AAA PCL 8 2 19.0 1 1 0 23 7 8 1 92 10.9 3.3 0.5 3.8 0% .328 1.58 4.51 3.79 106 4.69 101.9
2014 NHP AA EAS 34 5 84.7 6 5 1 100 11 43 13 103 10.6 1.2 1.4 4.6 0% .301 1.31 4.82 3.93 110 5.16 109.1
2014 BUF AAA INT 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 13.5 0.0 4.5 9.0 0% .333 1.50 7.84 4.50 97 4.42 93.5
2015 HAR AA EAS 16 15 103.0 8 3 0 95 9 40 6 89 8.3 0.8 0.5 3.5 0% .259 1.01 3.66 2.45 105 3.82 83.7
2015 SYR AAA INT 12 11 68.7 6 2 0 75 7 25 0 95 9.8 0.9 0.0 3.3 0% .307 1.19 2.81 2.75 97 4.13 90.6
2015 EST Wnt DWL 7 7 31.7 1 1 0 30 4 9 4 8.5 1.1 1.1 2.6 0% .241 1.07 4.06 2.84 0 0.00 0.0
2016 NYA MLB AL 23 0 23.0 0 0 0 20 4 13 0 111 7.8 1.6 0.0 5.1 55% .270 1.04 2.62 1.96 117 5.93 131.1
2016 SWB AAA INT 12 10 58.0 2 3 1 66 11 25 2 100 10.2 1.7 0.3 3.9 64% .318 1.33 3.37 3.72 103 4.69 103.7
2017 BAL MLB AL 57 0 63.3 2 1 0 62 13 26 6 8.8 1.8 0.9 3.7 69% .259 1.18 4.36 1.99 105 5.01 106.6
2017 NOR AAA INT 8 0 14.7 0 0 1 9 0 15 0 5.5 0.0 0.0 9.2 70% .243 0.61 1.29 0.61 66 2.17 46.3
2018 BAL MLB AL 31 0 32.7 3 0 0 36 4 15 0 106 9.9 1.1 0.0 4.1 58% .319 1.22 2.73 1.93 102 5.09 113.7
2019 BAL MLB AL 38 0 37.0 3 0 2 51 6 17 5 107 12.4 1.5 1.2 4.1 58% .343 1.54 4.69 6.08 104 6.06 123.5
2019 FRD A+ CAR 2 0 2.0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 13.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 13% .375 1.50 2.39 4.50 104 6.69 136.8
2019 BOW AA EAS 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 98 9.0 4.5 0.0 4.5 67% .333 1.50 3.67 0.00 112 6.00 122.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2016 349 0.4441 0.5043 0.8068 0.6516 0.3866 0.8713 0.7200 0.1932
2017 919 0.5332 0.5419 0.8173 0.7204 0.3380 0.9093 0.5931 0.1827
2018 451 0.4900 0.5188 0.8077 0.6787 0.3652 0.9067 0.6310 0.1923
2019 535 0.5140 0.5290 0.8339 0.7055 0.3423 0.9021 0.6854 0.1661
Career22540.50620.52840.81770.69790.35200.90120.64220.1823

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-22 2014-08-05 Minors 14 0 - Not Disclosed -
2012-04-05 2012-06-21 Minors 77 70 Left Elbow Sprain Ulnar Collateral Ligament -
2011-04-05 2011-05-03 Minors 28 23 - Wrist Fracture -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 BAL $572,500
2018 BAL $556,000
2017 BAL $
2016 NYA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$556,000
2019Current$572,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,128,500
2 yrTotal$1,128,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 74 d1 year/$572,500 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$572,500 (2019). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/19.
  • 1 year/$0.556M (2018). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Acquired by Baltimore in trade 2/21/17 after being DFA by NY Yankees 2/16/17. Re-signed by Baltimore 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/18/15 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by NY Yankees 5/26/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Washington as a free agent 12/13/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 2014. Selected by Toronto from Texas in Rule 5 draft 12/12/13.
  • Drafted by Texas 2008 (6-183) (Florida Gulf Coast). $0.12M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 0.6 0.7 0 14 0 29.3 26 8 17 4 .249 1.15 4.14 3.99 1.5 0.2
80o 0.6 0.7 0 14 0 24.0 23 7 14 3 .262 1.23 4.52 4.37 0.9 0.1
70o 0.6 0.7 0 14 0 20.2 20 6 12 3 .272 1.30 4.80 4.66 0.5 0.1
60o 0.6 0.8 0 14 0 17.1 18 5 10 2 .280 1.35 5.05 4.9 0.1 0.0
50o 0.6 0.8 0 14 0 14.3 15 5 8 2 .288 1.40 5.28 5.13 -0.2 0.0
40o 0.6 0.8 0 14 0 11.5 13 4 7 2 .295 1.46 5.51 5.36 -0.6 -0.1
30o 0.5 0.8 0 14 0 8.7 10 3 5 1 .304 1.52 5.76 5.62 -1.0 -0.1
20o 0.5 0.8 0 14 0 5.4 7 2 3 1 .313 1.59 6.06 5.92 -1.4 -0.2
10o 0.5 0.8 0 14 0 1.0 1 0 1 0 .327 1.70 6.49 6.35 -2.1 -0.2
Weighted Mean0.60.8014013.614482.2861.395.255.1-0.20.0

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